Monday, January 15

15 events

Karaoke & Open Mic


  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    8 p.m. FREE!

    Dirty South Trivia: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

    Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    General Knowledge Trivia

    Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1 p.m. $4.

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–10 p.m. FREE!

    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Test your general knowledge for prizes.


  • Clarke Central High School

    8:30–9:30 a.m. FREE!

    MLK Day of Service

    "A Day On and Not a Day Off" starts with a morning celebration. Volunteers will do service projects at various locations around town for the rest of the day.

  • 3 p.m. FREE!

    MLK Day Parade and Fest

    (Hull and Washington Streets) UGA Live and the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement host a parade through the streets followed by a block party at Max with guest speakers, live performances, food vendors and more.

  • Manhattan Café

    4–6 p.m. FREE!

    Athens African American Folktales

    Learn about the Athens Black Community and share a story about growing up in Athens at this music and networking event. Part of the MLK Day Festival. 

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    SCOOTERBABE Scrappy, jangly local indie-pop group fronted by songwriter JJ Posway.

    JIANNA JUSTICE Athens-based indie-pop project with a compelling, summery sound.

    LONG NECK Lo-fi indie-pop group from Jersey City, NJ.

    SHOULDIES Atlanta-based queer electronic-pop project.

  • The Foundry

    Athens Nurses Clinic Benefit. 7 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Collaboration between longtime Athens musicians Tommy Jordan and William Tonks, featuring rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies.

    THE WILD-JORDAN TONK-CATS Long-running local blues group The Wildcats teams up with other local musicians.

  • Max

    4 p.m. FREE!

    MLK DAY FESTIVAL Featuring performances from Stella Groove, Kaliko, Lindsay Jarman, Cherese Dunn, Lennon HarkinsSmall Beige Girl and more.

  • The World Famous

    4 p.m. FREE!

    HIP HOP AND JUSTICE Part of the MLK Day Festival, this hip-hop showcase is hosted by LG (HOTC), with DJ Akeeme Martin and performances by Life the Griot, Squalle, African Soul, Tony B, Noc, BYV, Dedric, Motor Head, Minnie Lea, Bahdum Boyz and Ishues.



  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Orchid Workshops

    "Orchid Fruit Production: Pruning." Jan. 28, 1–5 p.m. $30. "Orchid Repotting." Feb. 3, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. $15. 706-369-6091,

Word on the Street

Ending Monday, January 15